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03
Nov

Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Whether you are interested in forming your own business after University, or you simply want to make yourself more employable, Global Entrepreneurship Week may be just up your street.

We have teamed up with the University to bring you a week packed with events to help you go from start-up to empire between 14-20 November.

Learn how to form a business plan; ask panels of experts about everything you need to know about business from the highs to the pitfalls; develop teamwork skills to boost your employability as you come up with new social enterprise ideas and learn the process … Read the rest

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02
Nov

Enjoy world-class press opportunities with The Edge

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Our very own entertainment magazine The Edge, attended press conference for The Light Between Oceans with Director Derek Cianfrance and Hollywood A-listers, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.
The conference, held at Claridges, was organised prior to the European premiere of the film in central London to discuss the film’s themes, genre and performance.
Editor of the student-run magazine and University of Southampton BA Film and English student, Anneka Honeyball, attended the film’s press conference. She says, “Sitting on the front row as I watched two of my favourite actors in the flesh was just amazing. As an aspiring journalist, … Read the rest

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10
Oct

We put the fun in crowdfunding

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Project Crowdfund
In association with Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR)

Have you got an idea that you want to get off the ground to help your community or the wider world?

We’re hosting a new and exciting opportunity for you to crowdfund the cash you need to make it happen.

Your project should fit into one of the following areas:

  • Wellbeing matters
  • Access to Education
  • Equality for all
  • Sustainability in the community
  • Combatting climate change

If you want to create social change and help others in your community, we can help with our crowdfunding project coming soon.… Read the rest

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28
Sep

Union Southampton funded project presented at United Nations

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A University of Southampton student presents his sustainable fishing project to the United Nations, following a £300 investment from our Union.

We made the £300 investment towards prototypes as part of the our Enterprise Fund in May 2016. The fund aims to support students launch their own businesses and community projects.

Andreas Ostrovsky, presented ‘Right Light Technologies’ to the United Nations last week to showcase his project to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry. Right Light Technologies design solar powered fishing lamps as an alternative to pressurised kerosene lanterns used in the night fishing industry in Daggaa … Read the rest

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04
May

Win £500 to develop your business idea!

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Fancy yourself as the next Karen Brady or Richard Branson?

You asked us for more opportunities to help you develop your careers after you leave Southampton, so we are offering you the chance to win up to £500 to go towards funding your own business idea!

So how does it work?

You will need to submit your application here before Friday 6 May, covering the following areas:

  • Who is applying for the funding and contact details
  • A summary of the idea
  • How much is being applied for
  • What the money will be spent on

Then what?

We will look over … Read the rest

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18
Apr

Summer Elections – Nominate now!

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Whether it is the EU Referendum, Spring Elections or being bombarded by students in t-shirts with fliers, elections seem to be everywhere. You may feel like they don’t affect you, but:

  • Did you have an opinion on whether the Hartley Library should be open for 24 hours, year-round?
  • Have you visited The Bridge this year?
  • Have you attended a student group or society this year?

If you answered YES to any of the above, you have engaged in the Students’ Union. These are just three examples of how you may have engaged with your Union, out of literally hundreds!

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24
Mar

Pop-Up Markets: Sell your stuff

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Are you interested in starting your own business? Or perhaps you find yourself glued to Depop, Etsy or Ebay to sell your handcrafted items? We want to support you with your enterprising endeavours, so based on your feedback, we are offering you a chance to start a pop-up market at the Students’ Union at Highfield and WSA.

You have until the 4th April to sign up to the project by emailing popup@susu.org.

Highfield Pop-Up Shop

Save the date: Friday 22nd April 2016

Location: Concourse, Building 42, Highfield campus

Find out more here.

WSA Pop-Up Shop

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